This vintage book is a detailed guide to historical fishing boats from around the world. With details on all everything from equipment and construction methods to fishing techniques and economics, this volume constitutes a veritable encyclopaedia of fishing boats, and is highly recommended for those with an interest in the development of sea-fishing techniques. Contents include: "Boat Types", "Some American Fishing Launches", "Pacific Cillnetters", "Bombay Fishing Boats", "West Pakistan Fishing Craft", "European Beach Landing Craft", "Naval Architecture", "Safety at Sea", "Problems of Design and Construction of Fishing Boats", "Economics", "Live-bait Equipment", "Freezer Trawlers", etc. Many old books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing "Fishing Boats Of The World" now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction.